Stella Maris Explorer is a high standard dive liveaboard vessel runs regular dive trips in Tubbataha Reef and Apo Reef & Isla Verde area according to the seasons. It can accommodate up to 21 guests.
Stella Maris Explorer is a 36 meters long, 7.4 meters wide aluminium vessel with twin screw, cruises at 10 knots per hour. It was originally built back in 1986, and compeletly rebuilt in 2017. It offers great service with a professional team.
Stella Maris Explorer has three decks in total, provide guests both social areas as well as privacy in mind :
A main salon situated main deck. with living and dining areas and TV, DVD and stereo and an assortment of movies, DVDs, books and magazines.
The front upper deck is for those who want to sunbathe on the chaise longues or relax in the jacuzzi. The top sundeck is 20sqm in size and partially shaded with chairs and lounges is for lounging and relaxing in or out of the sun. There is also a bar area can provie drinks.
Stella Maris Explorer will prepare 3 gourmet meals daily served buffet style. Guests can expect a blend of Asian cuisine along with French and Italian influence. A choice of at least 2 entrees is offered at lunch and dinner accompanied by fresh vegetables, a salad, pasta and rice. Snacks and exotic fresh fruits are always available.
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free as well as allergies so let us know upon booking if you require special meals. If you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or other special life event, please let us know. Our crew stands ready to assist you in making your special day something to remember.
Stella Maris Explorer also have a spacious and well equipped dive deck. Onboard there are 9L, 12L and 15L tanks for guests to use. Side mount diving and Rebreather diving are both possible with supplements.
Stella Maris Explorer has 10 air-conditioned guest cabins, it can host up to 20 - 21 guests :
All cabins have ensuite bathroom, storage area, universal electrical outlets with 220/110V.
All beds come with hypoallergenic memory foam mattresses and pillows.
1 Premium Cabin (B1) :
Located on the main deck, this cabin comes with 2 twin beds - can be configured as a kingsize double bed, 40” inch TV and Nespresso coffee machine, port windows.
1 Premium Cabin (B3) :
Located on the main deck, this cabin comes with a queen-size double bed, 40” inch TV and Nespresso coffee machine, port windows.
1 Deluxe Plus Cabin (B2) :
Located on the main deck, this cabin comes with twin bunk beds, 40” inch TV and Nespresso coffee machine, port windows.
4 Deluxe Cabins (A1 - A4) :
Located on the upper deck, each cabin comes with twin bunk beds, port windows.
In cabin A3 & A4, the bathroom are facing the stern with semi-private patio.
1 Premium Standard/Triple Cabin (C3) :
Located on the lower deck, this cabin is the largest cabin onboard, it can be used as a triple cabin. This cabin comes with one double bed and two single beds side by side, it can accommodate 3 persons max.
2 Standard Cabins (C1, C2) :
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with twin bunk beds and seated shower.
3 dives per day + alternating additional night dives.
No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.
Only 2 dives will be provided on the day before departure.
All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.
- Nitrox：Complimentary for Nitrox divers ONLY
- 15L Tanks：Limited available with additional cost
- REBREATHER Dive：Available for pre-book with surcharge
- Technical Dive：Available for pre-book with surcharge
- Dive Equipment Rental：Available with additional charge
- Dive insurance：Divers must have valid dive insurance
- Wi-Fi Internet ：Not available yet at the moment
- Laundry Service：Not available yet at the moment
- Massage Service：Not available yet at the moment
- Payment on board：Visa, MasterCard or cash (USD/PHP)
- Crew Number：21, each guide for 5 - 6 divers only
Cabins & prices
|Deluxe B1 and B3||$2,850.00|
- Air tanks & weights & weight belts
- Daily housekeeping service
- Land transfer on arrival/depature date
- All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
- Dive guide service
- Fuel surcharge
- Nitrox fills
- Dinner on final evening
- Land tour & Island visit
- Boat accident insurance
- Domestic flights
- Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
- Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
- Dive courses on board
- Crew gratuity
- Dive equipment rentals
- Dive insurance
- Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
- Larger tank (15 L)
- Marine park fees/Port fees